Knowing what helps you when you feel stuck or find yourself in a difficult situation is one of the best things that you can do for yourself. The things I've included below help me for more than just the moment I do them. There have been times I've done things that are much more grand … Continue reading Five free things that help
You have to show interest in your interests
In a recent conversation I expressed that I believe it's important to show interest in your interests, especially if it's something you want a career in. If you want to get into photography are you taking photos, learning about the manual settings on your camera, attending exhibitions etc. And how often are you doing these … Continue reading You have to show interest in your interests
Introspection and extrospection
Over the past few weeks I've been asking myself the question 'what is this blog about?'.I've been thinking about the topics I share most often and how that can be encapsulated into a few words, a clear answer to my question. Over the past few months I've been in a personal development, problem solving, self-help … Continue reading Introspection and extrospection
What to do when you feel like you don’t have enough time?
I think this happens to us all from time to time. Stress and anxiety can result in time 'speeding up'. You spend so much time feeling overwhelmed that by the time you go to take action, it already feels like it's too late. And so you go back to feeling overwhelmed again and the cycle … Continue reading What to do when you feel like you don’t have enough time?
If you're used to always being the one to bend to the needs of another, you might reach a point where you decide to change. Perhaps after an epiphany about the importance of balance. When it comes to some change, the advice is to go slow and take it bit by bit. However, when it … Continue reading Re-learning compromise
Figure out what you need
Through periods of overwhelm it's easy to feel lost and stuck. When there are 101 problems finding a solution can be challenging. Often, the best place to start is by figuring out what you need in the moment. Finish the sentence: When I feel anxious in a crowded place, I need... Perhaps you're in a … Continue reading Figure out what you need
What needs to change?
Think about all the things that are currently bothering you, contribute to you feeling stuck or just causing a problem in your life. Write them down one by one. Now go through each of them and think about what needs to change in order to overcome the problem. Then, write it down. If you're not … Continue reading What needs to change?
A new routine
An easy way to simplify your life and get into the habit of doing things you care about is to create routines. It could be a morning, evening or exercise routine. Lets take the morning, start by thinking about what the best way to start your day would be. In-fact make a list. Maybe you … Continue reading A new routine
Becoming the real you
We can be so quick to find ourselves and figure ourselves out that we end up taking on traits, roles and habits to help us feel less lost. We then close ourselves off to experimentation and new ideas, it's too risky. In turn this leads to you becoming a person that isn't really you, it's … Continue reading Becoming the real you
The recovery net
After a difficult or challenging life experience whether mental or physical, you end up in a recovery period. For example, imagine you fall off your bike and break your leg. Your recovery period would be the cast and crutches but eventually you’re walking again. Another example is a breakup, it could take a few weeks … Continue reading The recovery net